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Photo Adventure

Adventure photographer Bill Hatcher travels the globe to tell compelling stories through his images.

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Magic Light Anytime

Make use of portable flash for shots that stand out

I think one of the most underutilized pieces of camera gear available to outdoor photographers is the portable flash.

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Playing In The Rain

Bad weather, good photos

I get a kick out of shooting in the worst kinds of weather—rain, snow, sandstorms—that sort of thing.

Tuesday, June 21, 2011


A dramatic whitewater adventure in an unlikely type of boat

When adventurer and packraft legend Roman Dial asked if I wanted to join him and his son Cody on a packraft descent of Tasmania's iconic Franklin River, I said to count me in.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Get Airborne

With some advance planning, the striking results of aerial photography are within your reach

I’m not a pilot, but I love flying. Any flying device that can send me into the sky for a bird’s-eye view, no matter how precarious, I’ll give a try.

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

In The Canyons

Experimenting in challenging conditions creates unique low-light shooting opportunities

Experimenting with different techniques and new technology can help to break into new realms.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010


Keeping a visual record of changes within a landscape

The volcanic activity this year in Iceland has me thinking about returning to that country to record the changes in the aftermath of the eruption.

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

The Land Of Oz

Stepping carefully into Australia

I’m writing this column at the start of yet another big adventure. I recently moved from my home of 25 years in the sparsely populated and arid Colorado Plateau in the American Southwest to a new home on the outskirts of Sydney, Australia.

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Glacier Trekking

Iceland’s other worldly landscape is constantly evolving

Stepping onto a glacier brings you to one of the more surreal landscapes one can visit on this planet.

Tuesday, September 1, 2009


The catalyst of change for two photographers

I recently attended a fund-raising event held by the New Zealand Antarctic Heritage Trust. It’s working, among other things, to preserve Robert Falcon Scott’s expedition base, which is suffering from recent climate change.

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